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Raising Awareness of E-Waste

Lifespan is a global provider of ITAD. Which means we deal with the issue of e-waste on a regular basis. As a result, we’re happy to see that the third annual International E-Waste Day has gotten the most attention yet! Moreover, E-Waste affect us all and will likely become a

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The Morgan Stanley Breach

A Opportunity to Learn What we can learn from the Morgan Stanley data breach is that our past mistakes can have lasting effects. The cause of the breach was due to old equipment that was disposed of but not properly wiped. They did the right thing and notified their affected

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Data Security and Protecting Your Brand

Protect Your Data Protect Your Brand Lifespan can help you protect your brand by helping to protect your data. As we expand our digital lives, data security is quickly becoming a greater threat to many companies. A data breach can affect your customers in profound ways. It can lead to

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Are You Concerned About Your IT Security?

Cyber-attacks are a growing concern for many businesses. It’s a problem that’s becoming more hazardous as people are working from home. While you’re likely caught up with reviewing and upgrading your network security there are other areas of your business where data can be stolen. Criminals can be targeting not

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Microbes – a Greener Solution to E-waste

In our pursuit of the next cool gadget or newer, faster device we’re not always considering the impact that these habits can have on the environment. As we make room in our lives for these new products our obsolete devices needlessly end up in ever larger landfills. What we see

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We Support the Right to Repair

Lifespan believes in and stands by the Right to Repair movement that is becoming more important than ever before. As manufacturers continue to be less repair friendly and actively attempt to discourage consumers from fixing their own property we have to collectively take action. At Lifespan our services are focused

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Cookies: What They Are and How to Use Them

Cookies have always been popular, whether it’s the chocolate chip variety or snickerdoodle. But what is a computer cookie? Computer cookies, also known as HTTP cookies, are small pieces of unchanged information websites stored on your computer. This arbitrary information is gathered from previously entered form fields, such as names,

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The Past and Future of Data Storage

Over the years we have attempted to store data in various different methods. Some, like the hard drive have stood the test of time whereas others have quickly fizzled out. As data allows businesses to understand and improve their processes, it is important to ensure that it is kept safe.

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Make Sure Your Passwords are Secure

In a world where cybercrime is the fastest growing crime in the US, it is important to ensure your accounts are secure. Knowing the different types of hacking attacks and using a secure password are your best defense in protecting your data. 3 Main Types of Attacks: Brute Force Attack

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Multi-Cloud Strategy or Multi-Risk Strategy?

You’ve probably heard the term “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”, while this may be true for most things – in regards to securing your data, it may cause you more problems.  While assessing the risks it is important to understand the different types of clouds available. Types

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US Data Breaches

Last month we highlighted the importance of protecting your data against the increase of breaches being recorded in Canada. In the United States, breaches happen more frequently than companies are able to handle and taking action has no longer become an option, but a necessity. US Data Breach Stats: Every

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Protect Yourself From Cybercrime

With cybercrime at an all-time high, it is now more crucial than ever to take precautions when updating security software, browsers and operating systems to ensure the protection of your electronic data. Many corporations struggle with balancing financial incentives from cheap designs and practices against the need for safety and

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